Methods for facilitating weight loss

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7794386
APP PUB NO 20070218083A1
SERIAL NO

11376667

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The present invention provides methods for facilitating weight loss in a patient. In some embodiments, the methods comprise the steps of locally administering a botulinum toxin to a stomach tissue of an obese patient, and deploying a gastric band around the stomach of the patient.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ALLERGAN, INC.IRVINE, CA1470

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brooks, Gregory F Irvine, US 29 329

Cited Art Landscape

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
5427291 Ski carrier and method employing same 24 1993
6299893 Method to reduce hair loss and stimulate hair regrowth 80 2000
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (1)
2004/0122,452 Obesity treatment tools and methods 169 2003
 
ALLERGAN PHARMACEUTICALS HOLDINGS (IRELAND) LIMITED (1)
6063768 Application of botulinum toxin to the management of neurogenic inflammatory disorders 153 1997
 
ENDOVX, INC. (1)
* 2006/0015,151 Method of using endoscopic truncal vagoscopy with gastric bypass, gastric banding and other procedures 66 2005
 
MIOTOX, LLC (2)
5670484 Method for treatment of skin lesions associated with cutaneous cell-proliferative disorders 115 1995
5714468 Method for reduction of migraine headache pain 173 1996
 
Temple University (2)
2004/0037,865 Obesity controlling method 102 2003
2004/0009,224 Obesity controlling method 68 2003
 
CEREVAST THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
6579847 Method and apparatus for vascular neuromuscular blockade 15 2000
 
Syntaxin Limited (1)
5989545 Clostridial toxin derivatives able to modify peripheral sensory afferent functions 260 1998
 
MOUNT SINAI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (1)
5766605 Treatment of autonomic nerve dysfunction with botulinum toxin 243 1994
 
ALLERGAN, INC. (15)
5437291 Method for treating gastrointestinal muscle disorders and other smooth muscle dysfunction 248 1993
6395277 Method and compositions for the treatment of cerebral palsy 42 1994
5674205 Device for treating gastrointestinal muscle disorders and other smooth muscle dysfunction 109 1995
6113915 Methods for treating pain 103 1999
6265379 Method for treating otic disorders 100 1999
6365164 Use of neurotoxin therapy for treatment of urologic and related disorders 62 2000
6458365 Method for treating headache 92 2000
6464986 Method for treating pain by peripheral administration of a neurotoxin 96 2000
6312708 Botulinum toxin implant 199 2000
6423319 Methods for treating muscle injuries 74 2000
6328977 Method for treating hyperparathyroidism 43 2000
6767544 Methods for treating cardiovascular diseases with botulinum toxin 58 2002
* 2004/0086,532 Botulinum toxin formulations for oral administration 10 2002
* 2004/0253,274 Use of a clostridial toxin to reduce appetite 36 2003
* 2008/0092,910 Apparatus and method for treating obesity using neurotoxins in conjunction with bariatric procedures 11 2006
 
ANGIOTECH INTERNATIONAL AG (1)
* 2005/0175,703 Polymer compositions and methods for their use 107 2004
 
ALLERGAN SALES, INC. (4)
6139845 Method for treating cancer with a neurotoxin 125 1999
6143306 Methods for treating pancreatic disorders 69 2000
6358513 Method for treating Hashimoto's thyroiditis 47 2000
6306403 Method for treating parkinson's disease with a botulinum toxin 64 2000
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ROSLIN, MITCHELL STEVEN (1)
8251888 Artificial gastric valve 3 2006
 
ROSLIN, MITCHELL (1)
8623042 Artificial gastric valve 0 2010
 
APOLLO ENDOSURGERY, INC. (29)
8236023 Apparatus and method for volume adjustment of intragastric balloons 8 2004
8900117 Releasably-securable one-piece adjustable gastric band 1 2005
8292800 Implantable pump system 5 2009
8317677 Mechanical gastric band with cushions 6 2009
8678993 Remotely adjustable gastric banding system 2 2010
8758221 Source reservoir with potential energy for remotely adjustable gastric banding system 1 2010
8840541 Pressure sensing gastric banding system 1 2010
8764624 Inductively powered remotely adjustable gastric banding system 1 2010
9028394 Self-adjusting mechanical gastric band 1 2010
9226840 Magnetically coupled implantable pump system and method 0 2010
8517915 Remotely adjustable gastric banding system 1 2010
8308630 Hydraulic gastric band with collapsible reservoir 5 2010
8382780 Fatigue-resistant gastric banding device 1 2010
9211207 Power regulated implant 0 2010
8377081 Closure system for tubular organs 1 2010
8698373 Pare piezo power with energy recovery 1 2010
8961393 Gastric band devices and drive systems 1 2010
8845513 Remotely adjustable gastric banding device 1 2011
8725435 Syringe-based leak detection system 2 2011
8939888 Method and system for determining the pressure of a fluid in a syringe, an access port, a catheter, and a gastric band 1 2011
8323180 Hydraulic gastric band with collapsible reservoir 4 2011
8905915 Self-regulating gastric band with pressure data processing 1 2011
9044298 Self-adjusting gastric band 1 2011
8876694 Tube connector with a guiding tip 1 2011
8961394 Self-sealing fluid joint for use with a gastric band 1 2011
8900118 Dome and screw valves for remotely adjustable gastric banding systems 1 2013
9050165 Remotely adjustable gastric banding system 1 2013
9295573 Self-adjusting gastric band having various compliant components and/or a satiety booster 0 2013
9192501 Remotely powered remotely adjustable gastric band system 0 2013
 
SHERWINTER, DANNY (1)
9375137 Gastric bougie/dilator with integral lighted tip 0 2013
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